France may have been voted the world’s rudest nation for travelers, but at least one organization is trying to fix that. RATP, which operates the Paris Metro (subway to us Yanks), has just published the Manuel de savoir-vivre à l’usage du voyageur moderne (Manual of Good Manners for the Modern Traveler).
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Happy Year of the Snake!
Celebrations of the year 4711 in the Chinese calendar officially begin this Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 9, 2013), but in cities across the United States and Canada the partying began weeks ago and will continue for weeks more. Inside our little red envelope for you: some of the biggest and most unique festivities from coast to coast.
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Pot smokers, you can chill now. Amsterdam has been given a reprieve from the Netherlands’ ban on foreigners purchasing marijuana and hashish in its famous “coffeeshops.”
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